November, 2020

The Winter Solstice

My dream is to be in England in December to celebrate the Winter Solstice at Stonehenge. But I’ve begun to think, maybe the old Druid homeland on the old Isle of Anglesey is a better choice as it once held an ancient grove of trees from which the druids and witches communed with the Earth […]

A Word About J. R. R. Tolkien

We seem to live in an increasingly faithless world, where our religious beliefs are not as important as they used to be. Such things in our past have influenced so much of our literature, however. And they have heavily influenced J. R. R. Tolkien’s work, including Lord of the Rings. Too many people today seem […]

Discussion: What is Phantaia?

Many of my readers may wonder about Phantammeron Book One (2015), and the meaning of the story portrayed in the book. Even though the first book was a Creation Story, a large part of the meaning behind the novel and the overall series lies in the twilight forest called Phantaia. A major motivation for writing […]